May 27 - Russian multipurpose ship operator Northern Shipping Company (NSC) has appointed Alpha Maritime Services as its liner agent in Italy.

Based in Arkhangelsk, NSC connects Milan, Antwerp, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Bremen and Le Havre with the Russian ports of St Petersburg and Arkhangelsk, carrying both containers and project cargo shipments. The company has a fleet of around 40 vessels.

Alpha Maritime
is a member of the Universal Freight Organisation (UFO) in Italy.